HVDC Transmission Link Software

HVDC Transmission Link

HVDC Transmission Link

Model and Simulate High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC) Transmission Link and Converter Technologies

ETAP HVDC Transmission Link provides capabilities to simulate and analyze AC/DC electrical power grids.


The integrated modeling of the HVDC Link is utilized to analyze steady-state and dynamic behavior of AC/DC transmission networks, such as optimal power flows, contingency, short-circuit, harmonics, protection, selectivity, and transient stability studies.

The HVDC link includes multiple control schemes and dynamic models for:

  • Rectification Station
  • Inversion Station
  • DC Grid
  • AC/DC Coupling Controls


HVDC Link Key Features

  • HVDC converter technology model types:
  • Built-in detailed rectifier & inverter dynamic modeling
  • Combination of AC-DC & DC-AC conversion operation
  • Built-in control schemes
  • Inclusive transformer models
  • Easy-to-use integrated model
  • Accurate steady-state & dynamic modeling
  • Unified AC & DC solution in a single study 
  • IEEE Std 1378 - IEEE Guide for Commissioning High-Voltage Direct-Current (HVDC) Converter Stations and Associated Transmission Systems



HVDC Link Capabilities

  • Power flow analysis model with multiple operating modes
  • Harmonic current injection modeling
  • Dynamic modeling for transient stability studies
  • Shut-off and restart modeling
  • Friendly graphical user interface



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